2017-10-25 / Obituaries

Dunny Sparks


Dunny Sparks, 67, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Oct. 17, 2017.

Mr. Sparks was born in Blakely April 25, 1950, to the late Willie J. Sparks and Mattie L. Sparks Trice. He graduated from Early County High School and worked for Golden Peanut Company in Blakely.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Issac Sparks, Perry Sparks and Bishop Sparks.

Survivors include his daughter, Caprida Sirmans, of West Palm Beach, Fla.; five sisters, Mary Patterson of Cocoa, Fla., Gloria Jackson and husband Robert of Atlanta, Ga., Shirley Sparks, Catherine Griffin, Pamela Johnson and husband Jerome, all of Blakely; seven brothers, twin brother Runny Sparks, Horace Sparks, David Sparks, all of Blakely; Paul Sparks and wife Mary Ann of West Palm Beach, Larry Sparks and wife Valerie of New Hampshire, John Sparks of Tampa, Fla., and Charles Sparks and Brooke Cole of Tallahassee, Fla.;

Funeral services were held at Wesley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Blakely Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. Burial followed at Rosinvick Church Cemetery.

Peoples Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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